News

Care for the Ozone Layer

http://arctic-news.blogspot.com/2019/01/care-for-the-ozone-layer.htmlThe stratosphere normally is cold and very dry. Global warming can increase water vapor in the stratosphere in a number of ways. Global warming causes the troposphere to warm and since warmer air holds more water […]

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Dangerous situation in Arctic

http://arctic-news.blogspot.com/2018/11/dangerous-situation-in-arctic.htmlIn the North Pacific, the flow of warmer water is clearly visible (see images right, green circle left). In the North Atlantic, huge amounts of heat are moving into the Arctic Ocean (green circle right). […]

Impacts

What Does Runaway Warming Look Like?

http://arctic-news.blogspot.com/2018/10/what-does-runaway-warming-look-like.htmlThe forcing caused by the rapid rise in the levels of greenhouse gases is far out of line with current temperatures. A 10°C higher temperature is more in line with these levels, as illustrated by […]

Air

Looking the climate abyss in the eye!

http://arctic-news.blogspot.com/2018/09/looking-the-climate-abyss-in-the-eye.htmlGrowth of CO₂ in the atmosphere is accelerating. The image shows the growth rate in parts per million (ppm), based on annual Mauna Loa data (1959-2017), with a 4th-order polynomial trend added. While no data […]

Impacts

The once-thickest Arctic sea ice has gone

http://arctic-news.blogspot.com/2018/08/the-once-thickest-arctic-sea-ice-has-gone.htmlThe image below shows Arctic sea ice north of Greenland and around Ellesmere Island. This is the area where for thousands of years the sea ice has been the thickest, in many places remaining thicker […]

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Disappearance of Arctic Sea Ice

http://arctic-news.blogspot.com/2018/07/disappearance-of-arctic-sea-ice.htmlThe image on the right shows sea surface temperatures on July 6 for the years 2014 to 2018 at a location near Svalbard (at 77.958°N, 5.545°E), with an exponential trend added based on the data. […]